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CNBC
Jan 17, 2013 7:00pm EST
and small business. finally, president obama, please, ease up on all the regulations. i want to talk about this because nobody should be satisfied with 2% growth. let's talk to our friend dean baker from the center for economic and policy research. welcome to both of you. all right, dean, i think 2% is way too low. i think we should be striving for something that's more than twice and that history of america. why can't we get there? >> i agree that's way too low. your policies, they tried that unity, they're back in recession or maybe they're scraping along. that's not going to do it. the story here, two issues. one, we are going to see slower growth because we have lower population growth and that's because people didn't have kids 30 years old. i don't know if you want to blame president obama for that, that's strange, but you can do so. this was a qualitatively different type of recession. he had a housing bubble, it collapsed. that was not the nature of the recession in '74, '75, '81, '82. those were easy to get out of. easy to have strong growth because the fed deliberately raised inte
CNBC
Jan 17, 2013 2:00pm EST
in government programs. i think run out of washington. but university of baylor. austin ghoulsby, obama's economic adviser, he was more closely in line with helping people make their decisions. >> go i head, sorry. >> this is getting worse with time when you talk about the consumer and one for instant gratification. when you think about it, a lot of people say, i'm not going to wait on line because i can go on-line and shop in my comfort of my own home. it is getting worse and worse. and economics change with that. >> i think that's exactly right. i think there is this old sense that psychology is psychology and economic is economics and neurology is neurology. they wsht allowed it play with each other and learn from each other. economists are good at explaining about why we make decisions and how we choose. they don't just listen to classical economic series. they use psychology. they say, how are our biases decisions make me rational and -- >> every watch irof cnbc has to ask themselves. which is when we record a news event, has the market perfectly priced in the value of that news ev
CNBC
Jan 18, 2013 6:00am EST
, that president obama said we're going to have an economist on today on how you get -- you know, we're going to talk to him. he says the one thing that would hurt the economy is in cuts in social security or medicare or medicaid. any type of reform to those things. >> to the true liberal -- >> other than raising taxes up to the level where you fund the promises that we've already made. the entitlements that we've already made and the guarantees we've made, they just want to raise taxes on somebody. i don't know who, to the point where we never actually reform medicare, medicaid or social security. >> the question i want to ask him, is there ever a time that he's making, is it now given where we are in the economy? >> well, the question is, you put in a hundred and you take out 400 in medicare and the government covers 300. >> and it makes no sense. >> well, no, but there are people that think that the government's roll is to provide that 300. and so we should raise taxes to the point where you -- it doesn't matter that you -- >> right. >> it doesn't matter. that is the redistribution. >> tha
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